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Houston Events

My list of events for the weekend. It's been a month since my last newsletter and I've been busy but all is well and I'm back! 

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Concerts, Speakers, and Events likely to sell out!
  1. Jidenna on November 8
  2. Desus and Mero on November 9 
  3. The Color Purple at HSPVA in February 2020

This Week's Featured Events!

Burns Original BBQ Catering Launch Experience on Thursday
The Cannon Grand Opening on Thursday
4.0 Schools Low Stakes Pitch Night Houston on Thursday
Riding the Tiger: The Art of Bert Long, Jr. on Thursday
Curate 2019 FALL Speaker Series: Pancho Argüelles & Maria Jimenez on Thursday
9th Annual UHD Outdoor Halloween Film Screening on Thursday
National Black Book Festival on Thursday through Saturday
Open Source Halloween Party on Friday
October Love Tempo with Special Guest DJ Elevated on Friday
HMAAC National Conversation: Confederate Monuments on Saturday
Closing Reception and Party: Another Type of Shelter on Saturday
ElectroBounce - Glow Edition on Saturday
The Waxaholics Annual Costume Party! on Saturday
By The Dozens on Saturday
Third Annual Houston Black Food Truck Festival on Saturday
Houston Afrofuturism Book Club - Sunday, October 27 on Sunday
Studio Ghibli Fest 2019: Spirited Away on October 27 - 30
Saeed Jones - How We Fight For Our Lives on Monday
Fairy Tales for Truth & Justice: Preserving and Re-Presenting History
Thursday, October 24
eventbrite.com/e/fairy-tales-for-truth-justice-preserving-and-re-presenting-history-tickets-74463320797
 
Burns Original BBQ Catering Launch Experience
Thursday, October 24
eventbrite.com/e/burns-original-bbq-catering-launch-experience-tickets-74734503913
 
MusicFest 2019: Benefiting Kinder HSPVA's Music Departments
Thursday, October 24
eventbrite.com/e/musicfest-2019-benefiting-kinder-hspvas-music-departments-tickets-72407192863
 
Curate 2019 FALL Speaker Series: Pancho Argüelles & Maria Jimenez
Thursday, October 24
projectcurate.ticketspice.com/peoples-history-of-houston
 
Exhibition Opening - Riding the Tiger: The Art of Bert Long, Jr.
Thursday, October 24
glasstire.com/events/2019/09/18/riding-the-tiger-the-art-of-bert-long-jr/
 
Mickey Leland - Driving Transformation: From the De Luxe Show to the Future
Thursday, October 24
eventbrite.com/e/mickey-leland-driving-transformation-from-the-de-luxe-show-to-the-future-tickets-76391670543
 
Welcome to Houston Reception at 2019 Nat'l Black Book Festival
Thursday, October 24
facebook.com/events/2248204561900225/
 
9th Annual UHD Outdoor Halloween Film Screening
Thursday, October 24
facebook.com/events/768241606929879/
 
MUSIC: LOVE TEMPO (Monthly Dance party)
Friday, October 25

 
Climathon 2019: Hacking Solutions to Houston’s Climate Challenges!
Friday, October 25
houstonclimathon2019.eventbrite.com
 
Business • Social Halloween Movie Night - The Founder
Friday, October 25
thefoundermovienight.eventbrite.com
 
Gutsy Women: An Evening with Hillary and Chelsea Clinton
Friday, October 25
ev3.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventList?groupCode=CLINTON&linkID=houston&shopperContext&caller&appCode&
 
Punch Party at Rienzi
Friday, October 25

 
The Miseducation of Dope Art
Friday, October 25
eventbrite.com/e/the-miseducation-of-dope-art-tickets-74759524751
 
Solos and Encounters by Shih-Hui Chen and Kurt Stallmann
Friday, October 25
facebook.com/events/2370040849945621/
 
Open Source Halloween Party
Friday, October 25
facebook.com/events/769115123524618/
 
HMAAC National Conversation: Confederate Monuments
Saturday, October 26

 
Third Annual Houston Black Food Truck Festival
Saturday, October 26
BLAFTF.blaevents.com/
 
Holistic Healing: Mind, Body, Spirit
Saturday, October 26
eventbrite.com/e/holistic-healing-mind-body-spirit-tickets-72304714347
 
Closing Reception and Party: Another Type of Shelter
Saturday, October 26
facebook.com/events/2465306673688049/
 
By The Dozens
Saturday, October 26
bythedozens.splashthat.com/
 
Pass It On RSVP
Saturday, October 26
eventbrite.com/e/pass-it-on-rsvp-tickets-76128537505
 
The Waxaholics Annual Costume Party!
Saturday, October 26
eventbrite.com/e/annual-costume-party-tickets-77206728403
 
ElectroBounce - Glow Edition
Saturday, October 26
soulcontrol.eventbrite.com
 
Studio Ghibli Fest - Spirited Away
Sunday, October 27 - October 31
gkids.com/2019/02/14/ghiblifest2019/
 
Concert: MOONCHILD
Sunday, October 27
eventbrite.com/e/moonchild-tickets-73478302581
 
Author Reading: Saeed Jones - HOW WE FIGHT FOR OUR LIVES
Monday, October 28
brazosbookstore.com/event/saeed-jones-how-we-fight-our-lives
 
Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum
Tuesday, October 29
houstonbiz.org
 
Open Project Night: SDG 13 Climate Action! Hosted by Impact Hub & Sketch City
Tuesday, October 29
opnvol17.eventbrite.com
 
Inprint Ta-Nehisi Coates Reading
Tuesday, October 29
inprinthouston.org/event/inprint-ta-nehisi-coates-reading/
 
Movie Night: Child's Play (1988)
Tuesday, October 29
See this post (updated) on my website

Upcoming Concerts

Tyler, the Creator with GoldLink and Blood Orange at NRG Arena on October 26; $40+

Moonchild with Kiefer at Warehouse Live on October 27; $24

Summer Walker at Revention Music Center on October 30; $35

Election Day is Nov. 5!

We have an election coming up on November 5! Early voting runs through November 1. And don't forget we have countywide voting this election! Which means you can vote anywhere during early voting AND on Election Day. Learn more.

Required Reading

date ideas

Houston Date Ideas

Our next "read" for the Houston Afrofuturism Book Club is The Simplest Equation by Nicky Drayden. Details here!
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happy hours

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